The Biology Project: Immunology

HIV and AIDS Problem Set

By completing this problem set, students will become familiar with basics of immunology in relation to HIV infection, the HIV lifecycle, and current HIV/AIDS treatments.

Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.

  1. HIV+ patient and AIDS
  2. Risk for HIV transmission
  3. Antigen-specific immune response
  4. White blood cell regulating production of antibodies and destruction of infected cells
  5. AZT, a reverse transcription inhibitor
  6. Protease inhibition


The Biology Project
The University of Arizona
Monday, April 3, 2000
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